The Family Mycobacteriaceae

  • Stephen LoryEmail author
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In this chapter, the medically-important species of the family of Mycobacteriacea, with a single genus, Mycobacterium, will be briefly discussed.


Mycobacterium Avium Mycolic Acid Horizontal Gene Transfer Event Mycobacterium Bovis Bovine Tuberculosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunobiologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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